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September 30, 2020: Walmart, which generated 24 billion in revenue last year and employs some 2.2 million associates around the world – is making an ambitious pledge to reach zero emissions by 2040.
September 29, 2020: Rupert Stadler is accused of continuing to sell cars with illegal software even after Volkswagen’s cheating scandal came to light.
September 29, 2020: By using advanced technology, data science and machine learning, this company says it's making the sharable truckload model work and cutting carbon emissions.
September 29, 2020: For the last few years, scientists at MIT have been working on a fusion research experiment called SPARC and, according to a series of papers, the research is going quite smoothly.
September 28, 2020: Shipowners and operators may be able to decrease their fuel-related costs and pollutant emissions up to 30%, thanks to a new system created by Bound4blue.
September 24, 2020: If there is a silver lining to something as catastrophic as COVID-19, it’s the environmental boost and the slowdown in greenhouse gas emissions that we experienced in the early part of the year.
September 24, 2020: With carbon capture and storage, our
September 23, 2020: Microsoft and Shell have just announced a partnership to work together to use technology and artificial intelligence to help them address their emissions challenges, reduce CO2, and transition towards the use of renewable energy.
September 23, 2020: Here are the key points of Gov. Gavin Newsom's plan to allow only zero-emissions car sales in California by 2035.
September 22, 2020: Greenpeace says bloc must get a grip on reducing greenhouse gases from livestock or risk missing Paris agreement targetsCows, pigs and other farm livestock in Europe are producing more greenhouse gases every year than all of the bloc’s cars and vans put together, when the impact of their feed is taken into account...
September 21, 2020: The cuts, while substantial, will only cover its own operation's emissions—5% of the total.
September 21, 2020: In the last quarter-century, the wealthiest 1% of the world were responsible for more than twice the carbon pollution than were the poorest half, new research showed Monday.
September 21, 2020: Trevor Milton's startup Nikola is working on hydrogen-powered big rigs. Milton has been accused of making misleading claims about the company's technology, which he has denied.
September 20, 2020: The global shipping industry emits over 1 billion tons of carbon each year. So far, they have gotten away with escaping the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Ahead of UN Climate Week next week, what steps can global shipping take to address ongoing issues in the sector.
September 20, 2020: Charity says world’s fast-shrinking carbon budget should be used to improve lot of poorestThe wealthiest 1% of the world’s population were responsible for the emission of more than twice as much carbon dioxide as the poorer half of the world from 1990 to 2015, according to new research.Carbon dioxide emissions r...
September 18, 2020: Rollbacks put forth by the Trump administration could cause the release of an extra 1.8 billion tons of greenhouse gas emissions by 2035, according to a new analysis. The report, from Rhodium Group noted that the excess 1.8 billion...
September 18, 2020: TGIF! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill's roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at rfrazin@thehill...
September 17, 2020: Tyre attachment designed by four students aims to reduce road transport pollutionA device that captures microplastic particles from tyres as they are emitted – and could help reduce the devastating pollution they cause – has won its designers a James Dyson award.The Tyre Collective, a group of masters students f...
September 17, 2020: The European Commission has fleshed out its proposal for a 55% cut by 2030—and the impact assessment brings heartening news about growth.
September 17, 2020: Carmaker is to begin testing proposal to fit its Dyna vehicles with hydrogen fuel cellsPortable emissions-free “power plants” could soon hit the road under plans by Toyota to fit some of the company’s light-duty trucks with hydrogen fuel cells that can generate electricity.The world’s second-largest carmaker...
September 17, 2020: The proposed Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas project could help open Asian markets to U.S. energy. But critics say the climate costs are too high.
September 14, 2020: Climate Action 100+ group put 161 fossil fuel, mining, transport and other big-emitting companies on notice in latest campaign by shareholders Institutional investors that collectively manage more than US7tn in assets have demanded the world’s biggest corporate polluters back strategies to reach net-zero greenhous...
September 14, 2020: The search giant also aims to use completely carbon free energy around the clock by 2030.
September 14, 2020: Leaked proposal includes carbon sinks provided by trees, soils and oceans in targetThe EU executive has been accused of “cheating” on its 2030 climate plans by proposing to include carbon sinks provided by trees, soils and oceans in its emissions reduction goal.The European commission will this week call for an ...
September 14, 2020: Even as Facebook, the world’s largest social media platform, admits that climate change “is real” and that “the science is unambiguous and the need to act grows more urgent by the day” the platform appears unwilling to take steps to really stand up to the climate change denialism that c...